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  • Miller Applauds House Passage of VA Opioid Legislation
    Posted in Press Releases on May 11, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense, Veterans' Affairs

    Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 4063, the Jason Simcakoski Promoting Responsible Opioid Management and Incorporating Scientific Expertise (PROMISE) Act. The bill would improve Department of Veterans Affairs opioid safety measures by directing all department hospitals to designate pain management teams, ensuring employees that prescribe opioid drugs receive proper training in pain management and safe opioid prescribing practices, and standardizing safe opioid utilization and ... Read more

  • Miller Statement on Sharon Helman’s Guilty Plea
    Posted in Press Releases on March 2, 2016 | Preview rr

    Miller Statement on Sharon Helman’s Guilty Plea WASHINGTON — Today Chairman Miller released the below statement regarding former Phoenix VA Medical Center Director Sharon Helman pleading guilty to a felony. “While I’m pleased Sharon Helman is now facing some consequences for her criminal activity, I’m extremely puzzled as to why the Department of Justice chose to coddle her with a sweetheart plea deal that amounts to nothing more than a weak slap on the wrist. Such extraordinary leniency is an i... Read more

  • Upcoming Mobile Office Days in Milton and Navarre this Wednesday, May 27
    Posted in Press Releases on May 22, 2015 | Preview rr

    Upcoming Mobile Office Days in Milton and Navarre this Wednesday, May 27 In order to better serve the needs of constituents who are not close to the Pensacola or Fort Walton Beach offices, special “mobile office days” modeled after “veterans’ assistance days” have been established to better serve our growing population in Northwest Florida. I am pleased to announce upcoming office hours that will be held Wednesday, May 27. My staff will be available to answer questions about problems with federa... Read more

  • MILLER TO TOUR FEDERAL COURTHOUSE IN PENSACOLA
    Posted in Press Releases on April 21, 2015 | Preview rr

    U.S. Rep. Jeff Miller (R-FL-01) announced that he will be touring the Federal Courthouse in Pensacola, Florida along with Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-PA-09), and Ways and Means Committee member Vern Buchanan (R-FL-16.) The Federal Courthouse has been plagued with water intrusion and mold issues. The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee has oversight jurisdiction over federal buildings and the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA.) Immedi... Read more

  • MILLER TO DISCUSS THE BIGGEST CONSTRUCTION FAILURE IN VA HISTORY ON FOX NEWS -- MONDAY
    Posted in Press Releases on March 21, 2015 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C.— Congressman Jeff Miller (R-FL-01) will appear Monday onFox and Friends on Fox News Channel to discuss the replacement Denver Veterans Affairs Medical Center, which VA says will now cost $1.73 billion – more than $1 billion over budget. The project is the biggest construction failure in VA history. Miller is expected to be interviewed at approximately 7:15 a.m. Central Time. Who: Congressman Jeff Miller What: Fox and Friends When: Monday, March 23, 2015. 7:15 a.m. C.T. (8:15 E.T... Read more

  • MILLER REACTION TO WHITE HOUSE SUGGESTION THAT U.S. POLICY TOWARDS ISRAEL COULD CHANGE
    Posted in Press Releases on March 19, 2015 | Preview rr

    Congressman Jeff Miller (R-FL-01) issued the following statement today in response to remarks from the White House sharply criticizing Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s tactics during his reelection campaign, warning that they could alter U.S. policy towards Israel and the Palestinian bid for statehood: “I find it ironic and deeply disappointing that this President would jeopardize the relationship with our strongest ally in the region over divisive campaign rhetoric. Israel has a righ... Read more

  • MILLER STATEMENT REGARDING PRIME MINISTER BENJAMIN NETANYAHU’S ADDRESS TO CONGRESS
    Posted in Press Releases on March 3, 2015 | Preview rr

    Congressman Jeff Miller (R-FL-01) issued the following statement today: “The United States and Israel have enjoyed a deep-seated alliance and friendship since the founding of the modern state of Israel.Our citizens share the common values of personal freedom and individual rights, as well as a desire for a peaceful existence.Israel provides a beacon of hope in a corner of the world marred by darkness, evil, and death.It is critical that we provide the support needed to help protect the sovereig... Read more

  • Bipartisan Veterans Suicide Prevention Act Passes House
    Posted in Press Releases on January 13, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Medicare/Prescription Drugs, Veterans' Affairs

    Yesterday, the Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans (Clay Hunt SAV) Act passed in the U.S. House of Representatives. The bill was introduced last week by Chairman Jeff Miller and Reps. Tim Walz (D-MN) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) and named in honor of the late Iraq and Afghanistan veteran and veterans advocate Clay Hunt. The bill now moves to the Senate for consideration. Following House passage of the bill, Chairman Miller and Reps. Walz and Duckworth released the following statemen... Read more

  • MILLER ANNOUNCES MOBILE OFFICE DAY FOR SANTA ROSA COUNTY
    Posted in Press Releases on October 15, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Appropriations and Budget, Foreign Policy, Fuel Prices, Immigration, Intelligence, Judiciary, Second Amendment Rights, Veterans' Affairs

    Congressman Jeff Miller (R-FL-01) announced today additional office hours as part of his successful mobile office program. In order to better serve the needs of constituents who are not close to the Congressman’s Pensacola or Ft. Walton offices, special “mobile office” days have been established. Members of Congressman Miller’s staff will be manning the office answering questions about problems with federal agencies or issues affecting the First Congressional District. “This is just another way ... Read more

  • MILLER TO DISCUSS VA’s DELAYS IN CARE SCANDAL ON ANDERSON COOPER 360° TONIGHT
    Posted in Press Releases on May 15, 2014 | Preview rr

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Dan McFaul May 15, 2014 202-225-4136 CHAIRMAN JEFF MILLER TO DISCUSS VA'S DELAYS IN CARE SCANDAL ON ANDERSON COOPER 360° Washington D.C.—Congressman Jeff Miller (R-FL-01) will appear TONIGHT on CNN to discuss the VA’s delays in care scandal. The show begins at 7:00 p.m. Central Time. Who: Congressman Jeff Miller What: Anderson Cooper 360° When: TONIGHT, Thursday, May 15, 2014. 7:00p.m. C.T. Where: CNN Washington, DC Office: 336 Cannon House Office Building Washing... Read more